Is forceful ejection of gastric content often preceded by nausea and usually occurs when violent descend of diaphragm with constriction of abdominal muscle.
or it is a loss of Hcl or stomach content, leading to alkalosis. When becomes frequentit needs medical attention.
Regurgitation:-usually occurs in infant under 3 months. It is not forceful and occurs due to reflux.
Causes of vomiting:
2- Food allergy.
3- Associated infection.
4- Over feeding.
6- Increase intracrainial pressure.
7- Inborn error of metabolism.
4- Systemic infection.
Assessment of patient with vomiting
2- Physical examination(assess for dehydration).
3-Check vital signs.
4- Check vomiting(amount,time,frequency,colour,blood and bile).
5- Don’t use antiemetics because of it’s side effect(occulogyric crises).